The Paralegal Fast Track Certificate program is designed to prepare students to seek employment as an entry-level Paralegal or Legal Assistant qualified to assist attorneys in various aspects of legal matters. In this program, students will gain a thorough understanding of the legal system from the workings of legal offices to reviewing of federal court systems and local agencies. Students will study case law, specialty subjects and legal office procedures in order to gain a broad understanding of legal concepts and practices.
The Paralegal Fast-Track Certificate program features include:
- Business law and ethics
- Contracts, criminal law and bankruptcy
- Family law, immigration law and labor law
What Else to Expect?
ICDC College also offers its graduates an employment preparation course prior to graduation to assist in finding sources of employment, preparing an effective résumé, interview techniques and dress for success workshops.
Certain restrictions may apply.
Potential areas of employment include:
- Corporate legal departments
- Government agencies
- Legal clinics
- Private law firms
The Paralegal fast track Certificate program is available at the following campus locations:
- Huntington Park
- Van Nuys
Below are some of the topics covered in this program:
- Contract Law
- Criminal Law
- Family Law
- Business Law and Ethics
The occupations this program prepares students to enter by name and SOC code:
Paralegal and Legal Assistant 23-2011.00; Law Clerks 23-2092.00; Legal Secretary 43-6012.00; Court Clerks 43-4031.01; Municipal Clerks 43-4031.02; License Clerks 43-4031.03
The links to the occupational profiles on the Department of Labor’s O*Net are:
Tuition and Fees: $16,608.00
Books and Supplies: included w/ tuition
On campus room and board: N/A
MEDIAN LOAN DEBT:
Federal Loans: $9,407.00
Private Educational Loans: $0.00
Institutional Financing Plans: $0.00
ON-TIME GRADUATION RATE FOR THOSE WHO COMPLETE THE PROGRAM:
The program is designed to take 36 weeks to complete:
68.97% of graduates graduated within this time.
The job placement rate for program graduates is: 78%